Perfume 'can be enhanced by sweating'

BBC World News - 10 hours 39 min ago
A novel delivery system for perfume would ensure that a person smells better the more they sweat, scientists have said.
Categories: BBC World News

Arrests over Canada prostitution ring

BBC World News - 10 hours 39 min ago
Six people are arrested in Canada on suspicion of running a prostitution ring, which smuggled nearly 500 women in to the country.
Categories: BBC World News

Is teff the next 'super grain'?

BBC World News - 10 hours 40 min ago
Will Ethiopia's teff be the next must eat 'super grain'?
Categories: BBC World News

Greece made 'unrealistic promises'

BBC World News - 10 hours 42 min ago
The Greek government made "completely unrealistic promises" to voters that it cannot now fulfil, the former European Commission president tells the BBC.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: What the British can learn from US debates

BBC World News - 10 hours 46 min ago
America has a long history of televised debates. Ahead of Thursday's seven-strong debate in the UK election campaign, here's what the Brits could learn.
Categories: BBC World News

Blood test for Down's syndrome hailed

BBC World News - 11 hours 35 min ago
Testing a pregnant woman's blood for disorders in her unborn child promises 'dramatic' advances in medicine, say researchers.
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Kraft accused of wheat price fixing

BBC World News - 11 hours 48 min ago
US food giant Kraft is being accused by US watchdog the Commodities and Futures Commission of manipulating the price of wheat.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Snowden's smashed laptop on show

BBC World News - 12 hours 39 min ago
The laptop used to store top-secret documents leaked by National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden has gone on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
Categories: BBC World News

McDonald's to raise pay for US staff

BBC World News - 12 hours 43 min ago
The fast-food giant McDonald's says it will raise the pay of more than 90,000 US employees to at least $1 above the legal minimum wage.
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US senator charged with corruption

BBC World News - 12 hours 43 min ago
US Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, is accused of using his influence to illegally benefit his long time friend, an eye doctor from Florida.
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Williams makes semis with 700th win

BBC World News - 13 hours 31 min ago
Serena Williams wins the 700th match of her career to reach the Miami Open semi-finals with victory over Sabine Lisicki.
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Strict water limits for California

BBC World News - 13 hours 45 min ago
The governor of California has announced the first mandatory water restrictions in the state's history after years of drought.
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Line reapplies to list on Tokyo bourse

Japan Business News - 14 hours 2 min ago
Messaging app developer Line filed for a second time to go public in Tokyo, with an eye toward an initial public offering as early as this year. (Nikkei)
Categories: Japan News

VIDEO: Buhari promises to tackle Boko Haram

BBC World News - 14 hours 40 min ago
The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, General Muhammadu Buhari, has singled out the threat of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram as the biggest problem facing the country.
Categories: BBC World News

Iraq forces declare Tikrit 'victory'

BBC World News - 15 hours 27 min ago
The Iraqi government declares what it says is a "magnificent victory" over Islamic State militants in the city of Tikrit after a month-long siege.
Categories: BBC World News

Mediterranean 'accumulating plastic'

BBC World News - 15 hours 32 min ago
Large quantities of plastic debris are building up in the Mediterranean Sea, say scientists.
Categories: BBC World News

Ratchet boots make walking 7% easier

BBC World News - 15 hours 33 min ago
Engineers create unpowered exoskeleton "boots" that use a spring and a ratchet to make human walking 7% more efficient.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Watch jockey Lewis Ferguson's spectacular fall

BBC World News - 15 hours 49 min ago
Jockey Lewis Ferguson survives a spectacular fall from favourite Merrion Square at Wincanton.
Categories: BBC World News

Heads not 'counter-terror experts'

BBC World News - 15 hours 57 min ago
Head teachers say they cannot be expected to "conduct surveillance" on young people, after warnings that more might travel to Syria during the school holidays.
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Britons held on Turkey-Syria border

BBC World News - 16 hours 19 min ago
Nine British nationals have been seized by Turkish authorities after trying to illegally enter Syria, armed forces in the country say.
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